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10. Their Military Training
9. Discipline through fear
8. The Decimation
7. Weapons and Armor
6. Battle Tactics and Formations
5. Sea Battles Fought on “Land”
4. Bellum Gallicum
2. The Praetorian Guard
1. Making and Breaking the Empire
Oh! Gosh! For ages I though the Jews killed Christ by crucifixion! It was the Romans!
Really I believed the Jews were the bad ones because Roman Catholic Church sanctified Poncius Pilatus and vilified the Jews for 2000 years! LOL
Looks like it is a lie! Roman Church lies and is anti-semitic. Shame on the church!
The Viking's were building thousands of Longship in Byzantium, there was gradual Ottaman infiltration and really it all just fizzed out! Did the Romans run north with the Vikings to Scandinavia, interbreed with them to form The Normans and The Scottish?
Vercingetorix never rallied all the Gaulish tribes; only some of them. Nowadays we imagine Gaul as a global community. It was not. It was like Europe today: each tribe was a stand-alone country. The word "Gaul" itself has never been used by the so-called "Gaulish tribes". Julius Ceasar emphasized his conquest by globalizing the submitted tribes under one term. It is like saying "Indians" for all the native tribes in the USA: it is a post-reconstruction of the history, made by the winners.
wrong !!!!!!!! After throwing spears came the long spears.... Then swords!!!! They didn't go front line phalanx after throwing spears! You def want front line long spears and swords behind. Imagine front line swords VS spears... Spear wins. Also imagine you where against a larger army or horsemen... Long spears are first then mix broad swords and sword shield spear shield..
Not only is it horrific clickbait, but its so basic on facts. *shows the bulb of the shield* and describes what its made of but doesn't even touch on why there is a half circle on it. Like at least teach people SOMETHING interesting.
1st The Lorika segmenta was a third lighter than chainmail offered more protection all around which is why it replaced the chainmail completely.
2nd the Roman shield was a formation shield. It is absolutely impractical when used in close combat.
3rd Catapults were used to siege a city not to fight infantry.
4th Clickbait. the only things that come even remotely close to terrifying were dcimation and crusifiction. Everythiung else was just basic facts.
I'm sorry, but I'm a three year Latin student and in that class we learn about the culture and history of ancient Rome. So much of this information isn't actually true. Pronunciations, events, and some of the military information is not true. The Roman soldiers in the mid-late and late roman Empire hired mostly mercenaries since they did not have the population and resources to enlist an army big enough. Also, they would be issued lighter armor and not as much chain or plate metal armor. Also, the way Rome won the Punic Wars wasn't by sea because the Romans didn't actually know how to swim and/or typically didn't swim so why would they win a war by sea alone. Finally, Vercingetorix is not pronounced in a typical English pronunciation since the Latin pronunciation of letters and words is different. These things among others just add to the incorrect information of this video. I understand not getting completely accurate information since Latin translation of information is tough, believe me I know, but deeper research should be done to have an accurate video for information.
6:22 The Corvis was actually a device used .. to little effect. In fact many times it CAUSED the destruction of the Roman ship. It's use was hampered if there was any rough sea at all. They actually abandoned the use of the Corvus, and it was rarely used after seeing how ineffective it was.
Horrifying as in your facing a load of nutters who want to chop your head off with a blunt instrument & the punishment you get if you cowardly turn tail. I bet I'd get the short straw. Horrifying as in by being crucified for typing bad stuff on YouTube - I'd be right up on one of those crosses!
I hate that snooty uptight accent so much I can't listen. Bald head, black beard, dark glasses-another skinny "British" lizard. I wonder where all the nice looking Caucasian people went, were they killed or aborted?
They got quite a few things wrong or just misrepresented them but honestly the first thing is what bothered me the most. It wasn't the gauls who caused the reformation. It was Hannibal Barca. The man who terrified rome so much that centuries after his death they still used the phrase "hannibal is at the gates" to describe a bad situation
Actually your right Hannibal terrorified the Romans, however Rome destroyed Carthage pretty early on and still had farmer/soldiers, It was the constant threat of the Gauls did indeed cause the reformation as the major protagonist!
Great production value, but this channel is not trustworthy. It is clickbait so -1 rep and will never sub to this channel. Clickbaiters suck. Plain and simple. If you are dishonest with a title then it stands that your video may be dishonest as well.
What is horrifying is the stupidity to judge these facts "horrifying". One cannot measure the morals of 2000 years ago with nowadays' criteria. Only 200 years ago the French women enjoyed executions under the guillottine while knitting.
Well life in those times was really horrifying. Unsanitary, harder to defend yourself if accused of a crime, the list goes on. Life in ancient times would have it's fun moments true but overall it was a rather dreadful way to live.
armor and battle tactis are not horrifying facts, and so is what is considered a regualr military training, the only thing i can think of that list that is actualy a "horrifying fact" is that the pretorians were involved in the fall of different emperors, and the cia is doing a much more horrific job at that
4: "And culminated with a definite Roman victory and expansion of Roman republic over the whole of Gaul"
The WHOLE of Gaul?? Well I beg to differ sir: And her is my proof, a quote from a well known, VERY accurate, historical book:
"The year is 50 BC. Gaul is entirely occupied by the Romans. Well, not entirely... One small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the invaders. And life was not easy for the Roman legionaires who garrison the fortified camps of Totorum, Aquarium , Laundanum and Compendium... "
No one can beat Asterix and Obelix. Certainly not those dumb Romans! XD
Best fighting force during that time? I think not. The parthians destroyed the invading romans with 1/5th less troops than the romans. Their secret? Cataphract cavalry. A fully armored fighter on a fully armored horse, a sight that wouldnt be seen in europe for another 1000 years. Knights that is. And ofc the famous parthian shot. Horse archers who attracted the roman cavalry in order to lure them by ”retreating” while twisting their torso and fire off a volley of arrows.
Also they captured the roman emperor Valerian alive. And killed off 2 more emperors.
The romans were great fighters against less evolved nations. But against a much older and more sophisticated opponents. No :)
The fact that a HUGE number of the Roman people either starved to death or were forced to sell their children into slavery to support the massive 600,000 soldier army at its height due to the taxation needed to feed, house, and clothe them should definitely have made the list. That is much more horrifying than the number 1
Lol yes please cite your source? Because at it height at 117 AD the army was being paid by the spoils of the Dacian Campaign by Trajan and was even undergoing a economic surplus from that campaign and Trajans administration. You must be referring to the 3rd century AD crisis period long after the empires quote: HEIGHT?
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